May 2009
SGB;May2009, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p12
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the performance of the sporting goods industry in the U.S. According to the officials of the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA), the industry fared better as compared to the 7% composite gross domestic product (GDP) decrease in the national consumer durable goods category. The SGMA's 2009 State of the Industry Report has revealed that sales of sports apparel have grown by 24.6% since 2000 due to the increase in demand for performance fabrics.


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